Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
house speech in to action. with us now is obama for america michael blake. michael, thank you so much for joining us. >> great being with you. >> s.e.? >> yeah. michael, we were all sort of talking about this before the show. the state of the union, is it your feeling that it's more a conversation between the president and the american people or the president and congress? steve was reminding us all that it started out for a way for president to talk to congress and since 1966, i believe, we have had an opposition response from congress so that seems to be maybe the historical interpretation but there's also reason to believe the president is speaking to the public since we have had the invent of the televisio television. what is your take? >> it is the conversation with the people. we don't want any fights tomorrow. we don't need opposition all the time right now. this is a conversation with the people. that's the reason why the president after the state of the union is going to be going to asheville, north carolina. going to atlanta. going to chicago. to speak about gun rights
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
america. thank you. ♪ >> president obama just wrapping up the first campaign-style push for gun control legislation. why minneapolis? because that city's efforts to curb gun violence cut the number of young people involved in 66% in 5 years and produced a 41% drop in the number of young people involved in gun violence. and pushing better background checks. over the weekend the white house released this picture after critics said he shoots all the time at camp david. david plouffe tweeted, make our day. let the photo shop conspiracies begin. does it really matter whether the president shoots himself if he has respect for the american hunting tradition? the senate set to unveil a gun bill to parallel the president's proposal. >> >> didn't vote for the assault weapons last time because it was -- didn't make sense, but i'll take a look at it. i think we need to take a look at federal trafficking. i think that everyone acknowledges we should do something with background checks. >> universal background checks? >> yeah. we need to increase that. >> wayne lapierre hit the sunday show ci
Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
straight-up way and then move ahead to try to make the game safer. >> paul barrett, thanks very much for injoing us. >> my pleasure. >> president obama weighed in. >> some of the concerns we have learned about have to give parents pause and, you know, as i said before, i feel differently about the nfl. these are grown men. pop warner high school, college. i want to make sure that we're doing everything we can to make the sport safer. >> so do you think we need to change the way the game is played in order to ensure player safety? peggy brand says, i think what the nfl is doing right now is a step in the right direction. i'm glad my son decided to stop playing in seventh grade. i probably want to ask him to stop. like us on facebook and join the conversation. >>> up next, undaunted. from the home front to the combat zone. the author whose stories of military spouses inspired the hit series "army wives" brings us the real lives of women in uniform. ♪ [ male announcer ] why do more emergency workers everywhere trust duracell...?? duralock power preserve. locks in power for up to 10 years
Feb 8, 2013 3:00pm EST
about president obama. call me a hypocrite, but i sure don't. all right. that does it for the cycle. martin bashir, it is all yours. >> thank you, krystal, and good afternoon. it's friday, february 8th. there's a blizzard slamming the northeast, a top spy getting hit hard, and karl rove singing for his supper. a busy friday indeed.